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Sample sentences for the GRE study word forestall

forestall can be used as a verb

1.He had carried it in before I could forestall him. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.'Oh' said I, 'I shall not forestall Jane I left her dancing with Mr. - from Emma by Jane Austen
3.This night forestall him of the coming da. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.I shall forestall thee, Lord Ulysses, tho. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.He would forestall blame and disarm anger with kindness--he would purchase Hannah a bonnet. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.But to forestall the French with his whole army was impossible. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7."I was about to offer myself, sir," said the priest "it is our mission to forestall our duties.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.If your mind dislike anything, obey it I will forestall their repair hither, and say you are not fit. - from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
9.As for the six hundred thousand francs, you do not mention them to me, but I forestall your thought, they are a deposit. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
10.But owing to his love of activity he exercises more than any other type and thus forestalls many diseases. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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